Thursday, September 23

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UAE to host ICC T20 World Cup from 17 October

The T20 World Cup will commence on 17 October and run till 14 November in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to a report. Some of the initial matches will be played in Oman. While the remainder of the suspended 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) ends on 15 October, the T20 World Cup will begin two days later with eight teams -- Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Ireland, Netherlands, Scotland, Namibia, Oman, Papua New Guinea -- fighting for four spots in Super 12s, according to a report in espncricinfo.com. The Round 1 elimination matches will be held at a venue in the UAE as well as Oman. When contacted on Friday evening, an International Cricket Council (ICC) spokesperson said “no announcement [was] imminent”. The ICC and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), to which t...